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Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets
(Formerly Current Drug Targets - Infectious Disorders)
ISSN (Print): 1871-5265
ISSN (Online): 2212-3989
DOI: 10.2174/1871526510909030366      Price:  $58

Interactive Text Mining with Pipeline Pilot: A Bibliographic Web-Based Tool for PubMed

Author(s): S. G.P. Vellay, N. E. Miller Latimer and G. Paillard
Pages 366-374 (9)
Text mining has become an integral part of all research in the medical field. Many text analysis software platforms support particular use cases and only those. We show an example of a bibliographic tool that can be used to support virtually any use case in an agile manner. Here we focus on a Pipeline Pilot web-based application that interactively analyzes and reports on PubMed search results. This will be of interest to any scientist to help identify the most relevant papers in a topical area more quickly and to evaluate the results of query refinement. Links with Entrez databases help both the biologist and the chemist alike. We illustrate this application with Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease, as a case study.
Text mining, document classification, document search, PubMed, Pipeline Pilot, Leishmaniasis
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